Downright in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Downright

(obsolete) Directed vertically; coming straight down. | Directly to the point; plain | Using plain direct language; accustomed to express opinions directly and bluntly; blunt.

Short Example Sentence for Downright

  • 1. This was a downright lie. 🔊
  • 2. Why he was downright rich. 🔊
  • 3. It was downright butchery. 🔊
  • 4. The other eyed them with downright amazement. 🔊
  • 5. A downright savage would have more restraint. 🔊
  • 6. No; this is downright earnest. 🔊
  • 7. Now he was incapacitated, downright ill. 🔊
  • 8. Run-deils, downright devils. 🔊
  • 9. You see, she was rather a downright young person. 🔊
  • 10. He was downright in all things, even in love-making. 🔊
  • 11. In downright English he was hideous. 🔊
  • 12. That's little short o' downright wastrie. 🔊
  • 13. My God, man, this is getting downright fantastic! 🔊
  • 14. The using of them is just as downright and inexcusable a lie. 🔊
  • 15. Malice can cause as much unhappiness as downright wickedness. 🔊
  • 16. It's downright hard on the other one. 🔊
  • 17. This was looked upon by our brave soldiers as a downright shame. 🔊
  • 18. I call it downright selfish of the doctor to go away and never think of me. 🔊
  • 19. When it comes to plain, downright pessimism, you take the cake. 🔊
  • 20. The Australian cousins seemed downright stupid and uninteresting. 🔊
  • 21. At this Csaky's mirth became downright uproarious. 🔊
  • 22. For downright paradox, no doubt, A mystery remains alike to fools and sages. 🔊
  • 23. She had heard complaint, censure, innuendo, and downright abuse of poor Gus. 🔊

How to use Downright in Sentence?

  • 1. She instantly berated her impulsive criticism as a bit of downright caddishness. 🔊
  • 2. Not rude, the act savoured somehow of the downright free bigness of unconvention. 🔊
  • 3. Now, is it not a downright blasphemy to turn thus a holy evangelist into a perfect idolater? 🔊
  • 4. Yet though they met with many rebuffs, they met very little downright impertinence. 🔊
  • 5. Your uncle will scarcely be persuaded to put on the robes again, and it's a downright pity. 🔊
  • 6. It was a downright compliment, coming from him under the circumstances, at which any one would have been warmed to the heart. 🔊
  • 7. He was a downright honest and sincere man, and believed he was working for the greatness of the country he loved so ardently. 🔊
  • 8. But when he comes into the charmed circle of his home, he is neither reckless nor pugilistic, but a downright gentleman. 🔊
  • 9. The fact is, the labor on the plantations is now so nearly free labor that there is little if any downright cruelty exercised as of yore. 🔊
  • 10. After no end of comic and dolorous adventures, he surmounted all his misfortunes by downright pluck and genuine good feeling. 🔊
  • 11. Of course he told the truth; and of course he ought to have been patted on the back, and encouraged for his downright honesty. 🔊
  • 12. Or again, the philosophical extremes of downright materialism and idealism are each wholly true, yet but half the truth. 🔊